Tag Archives: Antique

Spinning wheel restoration

  One of our customers wanted to get her spinning wheel restored. The front leg had broken off and two of the wheel spindles were also broken. We set about adding a dowel to the leg and had to actually lengthen the spindles so they could be glued back into the wheel. See the before […]

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Dry Climate vs Fine Furniture

How to beat New Mexico’s DRY weather! There can only be one winner! Dry conditions will always seek out to break down furniture’s finish and wooden structure. If wood dries out causing splits or cracks there is no going back! Dry Climate can destroy fine furniture by drying out the finish. If this occurs it can […]

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Antiques: “to repair or not to repair?” That is the question.

Hepplewhite chair restoration. circa 1770-1786 . We are often questioned over whether antiques should be restored or not. For me the answer comes down to 3 simple questions: 1. can the piece serve its originally intended function 2. If it can, then the next question to ask is… why does it need restoration? (For example, […]

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